mizzenmast

noun
miz·​zen·​mast | \ ˈmi-zᵊn-ˌmast How to pronounce mizzenmast (audio) , -məst \

Definition of mizzenmast

: the mast aft or next aft of the mainmast in a ship

First Known Use of mizzenmast

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Mizzenmast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mizzenmast. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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mizzenmast

noun
miz·​zen·​mast | \ ˈmi-zᵊn-ˌmast How to pronounce mizzenmast (audio) , -məst \

Kids Definition of mizzenmast

: the mast behind or next behind the mainmast

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